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Giles County (Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: If you use this subject heading, please use "Local/Regional History," too.

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Dublin Quadrangle

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0814

Eggleston Cliffs in Mist

 Collection — Frame 1
Identifier: Art-129
Scope and Contents


Dates: c.1982

Farrier Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1974-011
Scope and Content

The collection includes files from the firm of Williams and Farrier, later Farrier and Farrier. Materials include copies of deeds, title searches, land transactions, estate matters, loan contracts, divorce suits, small claims collection suits, ledgers, and correspondence. Additional details of some files are included in the original inventories, available on request.

Dates: 1894 - 1972

Giles County (Virginia) Building Supply Co. Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2022-027

This collection contains a ledger, 1897-1901, of a building supply company, possibly in Giles County, Virginia. The sales listed in the ledger are for hardware, lumber, and building supplies. Some of the busineses that are listed in the ledger include the Farrier Bros. (Pembroke), Sinking Spring Milling Co. (Newport), and the Mountain Lake Hotel, all of which are in Giles County.

Dates: 1897 - 1901

David H. Gordon Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2015-019

This collection consists of a Confederate pay and discharge certificate and short biography of David Harrison Gordon. He enlisted as a private in Company L of the Confederate Army's 4th Virginia Infantry on April 16, 1861, in Blacksburg, Virginia, and was discharged after his death due to disease at Staunton on April 18, 1862.

Dates: 1863, undated

Letter to Levi Harris

Identifier: Ms-2018-004

The collection includes a single letter written to Levi Harris from his sister Amanda in Giles County, Virginia. Dated March 14th, 1863, she writes of the price of crops, about the availability of land in the area, why her brother might want to relocate to the area, and news about mutual friends and family.

Dates: 1863

Wiley B. King Account Book

Identifier: Ms-1940-018

This collections consists of an account book maintained by Wiley B. King, a general store merchant in Poplar Hill (Giles County), Virginia. The book contains customer names, dates of purchases, goods purchased, and prices paid.

Dates: 1904 - 1905

Map of Giles County, Showing Primary and Secondary Highway Systems

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0216

Map shows highways of Giles County, Virginia, with a mileage table.

Dates: 1940